Sean Berdy

(Sean Lance Berdy)

Sean Berdy
Sean Berdy
  • Born: June 3, 1993
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer, Film Producer, Director









Sean Lance Berdy is an American actor, comedian, writer, film producer and director. He has appeared in the film sequel The Sandlot 2 and starred in Switched at Birth, playing the role of Emmett Bledsoe, one of the main characters. He was nominated for TV Breakout Star for the Teen Choice Awards 2011.

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Deaf people are struggling to find their favorite show or something that represents them. It's hard. There are some examples of shows that have a deaf storyline in one episode, like Cold Case, or another show where they are focusing on the cochlear implant or the medical aspect. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
I can see that 'Switched at Birth' is attracting audiences because of the diversity and the American Sign Language as well. American Sign Language is such a beautiful language, and people want more of that.
I do love to interpret songs in American Sign Language. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I grew up using hearing aids, and I had speech therapy and so forth, and that helped me to develop a passion for music and helped me to develop my drumming talents. Music, Chants & Rapps
I love to talk about the drums and music. I started playing drums when I was probably six and played a lot until I was about ten or eleven years old. So, I guess five or six years where I played. I had a drum set at home, and I would just bang on it. I'd even go on the Internet and study basic beats and so forth. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
I smile every time I hear that I'm a fan favorite or a teenage hottie. It is a nice compliment, and the remarks from the fans are great. Time
I was born deaf. I was raised in a hearing world and in a deaf world at the same time. I can't say that I like one better than I like the other. I like them both. I speak pretty well; I gesture. If I don't understand something, you know, pen and paper, texting. I use it all. Time
I'm a comedian in real life. I always goof around; I'm out-going; and I talk with everybody, especially through Twitter these days! Life
Planking is not as easy as you think, but it was very addicting to do in public! I liked the fun attention from the people when planking.
The availability of roles for deaf actors has always been very limited. After 'Switched at Birth' began including deaf actors, a ripple effect has definitely been created in the industry. 'Switched at Birth' has made an impact for the better.
The deaf community is nearly never portrayed accurately on television/film because most writers never took the time to immerse themselves in the deaf culture before portraying it on television. They also never got to know their deaf actors. Time
The deaf culture is portrayed very accurately on 'Switched at Birth' because the writers did the opposite of the norm. They did their homework before portraying anything on television.
The more people that learn sign language, the better. This is part of my life, but it's not part of everybody's life, so it's nice to expose this to the world. Life
There are two worlds: the deaf world and the hearing world. There are some people in the deaf community that feel that hearing people look down on us.